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Offline triggerman602

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Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« on: June 17, 2010, 09:54:00 PM »
This is my second puzzle. I think it should be difficult but id like to know how fast a pro can do it. Feedback is appreciated.

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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2010, 06:51:33 PM »
I'll try yours if you try mine -- please? :)
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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2010, 07:38:51 PM »
Deal. :)

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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2010, 09:46:06 PM »
I'm looking at it, and... I have no clue. It's not your fault, i'm just not good at puzzles :(
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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2010, 12:11:09 PM »
I'll give this one a whirl...but please try one of mine!  (especially "eat this."  I think my earlier puzzles scared people off, but it shouldn't be all that hard...)

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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2010, 12:53:14 PM »
I beat it, eventually.  My solution was a little strange in that rather than trying to clear all of a color at once (my usual approach) I ended up clearing most of the colors in two separate chains, and have a bunch of chains go off simultaneously.  If that was the intent, very cool, if it wasn't I think it's an interesting approach to keep in mind...

Difficulty-wise, though, I think it's probably on the harder end of average.  I always wish this game had a replay or slow-mo mode where I could watch the chain develop and see what the "next step" should be, so I had to set it up and let it run a few times for every permutation I tried just to see how it broke down.  In any case, it has the same thing that a lot of my puzzles have that people seem to dislike which is there are just a lot of blocks on the board.  Most of fiskbit's "official" puzzles have relatively few actual blocks, just a strange arrangement or placement.  I personally like this kind of puzzle, but it's a little harder than "Average" to play.  I personally enjoy it, but I like hard puzzles.

Please try some of mine and let me know what you think!  :D

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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2010, 02:07:49 PM »
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I always wish this game had a replay or slow-mo mode where I could watch the chain develop

Try hitting -

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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2010, 05:03:11 PM »
...Of course.  Man, there's so many cool features I forget some of them.

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Re: Pretty Average Puzzle - My Second
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2010, 11:01:18 AM »
Added to the Community Brainteasers for official version 1.005!  Thanks so much for the submission!
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